New article: Collaging to find river connections and stimulate new meanings

The FIRE lab team and an ensemble of artists/poets/scientists both within and beyond the academy have a new article published in the peer-reviewed journal, Cultural Geographies. The article contributes to work in creative geographies and is focused on river spaces and a multimodal practice (meaning that we used visual, aural, and linguistic forms of communication) […]

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Fish passes can reconnect species with habitats blocked by dams – here’s how they work

New article in The Conversation about fish passes by Stephanie Januchowski-Hartley, Swansea University and Virgilio Hermoso, Universidad de Sevilla Over one million dams and culverts (tunnels that encircle rivers passing under roads) block the movements of fish and other wildlife in Europe. Scientists estimate that less than 1% of catchments in the UK are free […]

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New! Reflections on the co-creation of Shout Trout Workout published in People and Nature

Reflections from the Team: Co-creating visual media about ecological processes for young people has just been published in a special issue of People and Nature. It is the result of a team effort by FIRE Lab, comics creator Ethan Kocak and media production company TankThink to create a comic and music video to engage 8-14 […]

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Journey with Rivers at Metamorffosis Festival

Hello! Daphne and Steph will be continuing their Underwater Haiku activities on a Journey with Rivers during the Metamorffosis Festival taking place in Gwynedd / Anglesey area in north Wales. Journey with Rivers event will take place from 1400-1600 on Saturday 26 June! If you are 18 years or older, will be in North Wales […]

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Understanding Differences Between Lakes and Reservoirs

Understanding Differences Between Lakes and Reservoirs Penny Beames and I published an article today in the journal Frontiers for Young Minds where we present differences between lakes and reservoirs, and why it matters for people and nature. Our article was reviewed by students (ages 14-17) at Peru iGEM Team. The full article is shared below […]

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Shout Trout for World Fish Migration Day [24 October]!

Check out the Shout Trout Workout! It’s now live on our FIRE Lab Swansea YouTube Channel thanks to a FIRE collaboration with Wes Tank and the creative team at Tank Think and artist Ethan Kocak! View the video and download the comic from Fire Lab Kids [it’s FREE]! The comic has amazing illustrations by Ethan […]

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